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Drug Addiction Facts

  • In 2012 the average age of new meth users was approximately 20 years old.
  • The increase in serotonin caused by Ecstasy which produces a high also results in a low because the drug also interferes with its synthesis which leads to a considerable depletion of serotonin. As a result, it takes the human brain a significant amount of time to rebuild the store of serotonin needed to perform important physiological and psychological functions.
  • Meth is most often abused for days on end known as a "binge", whereby users often forego sleep and food to use meth.

Addiction-treatment-center.jpgOnce you have decided to make a change and get help for your addiction problem, the next step is to explaore your treatment facility options. Keep in mind that there is no one-size fits all facility. The most effective way to find an appropriate treatment program that meets your particular needs is to speak with an addiction treatment professional who can assess your specific situation and give you various treatment facility options based on your exact needs. We can help you with this. Simply call our Drug Treatment Help-Line at 1-877-683-7818 and you will be connected to an addiction treatment specialist who can help you find the correct treatment program for you.

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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

Substance abuse treatment services are available in many different settings and with different treatment lengths and plans to accommodate the varying needs of clients with any kind of and degree of addiction. With both long and short term and both inpatient and residential facilities now being paid by many insurance plans, there's no need to postpone getting substance abuse treatment services for anybody who desires it.

Outpatient

Outpatient solutions are on the bottom end of the spectrum of rehab solutions regarding level of care, as the individual is able to preserve their lifestyle in several ways with no commitment of needing to be in a rehab program while undergoing treatment services. Even though this may seem perfect it will not provide the much needed change of surroundings than many people in recovery need to have a successful rehab.

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders

Persons with co-occurring mental and drug use issues are what are known in the field of drug and alcohol treatment as dual diagnosis clients. These clients must tackle both disorders whilst in rehab in order to find resolution simply because one often triggers the other. Luckily, there are numerous alcohol and drug rehab facilities who are able to specifically address the challenges that persons with co-occurring mental and drug abuse disorders face so that they can not simply become sober but mentally stable and also able to lead a much higher quality lifestyle and not feel the need to self medicate with alcohol and drugs.

Persons With HIV/AIDS

Persons with HIV/AIDS who require substance abuse treatment will frequently require solutions beyond what a standard drug treatment facility will be able to provide. Due to the fact extensive medical services will often be an integral part of the physical recovery process for addicts with HIV/AIDS, who likely have experienced a progression and worsening of the disease due to their habit, it is vital that these clients get the medical care needed along with any rehabilitation services for their drug use issue.

Gays and Lesbians

It is vital that gays and lesbians obtain excellent rehab services within a rehab environment that's discreet and with treatment specialists at their disposal who comprehend the unique problems which they experience in life. Because substance abuse for gays and lesbians may also be triggered because of the challenges they face because of their sexual preference, a facility which can help them handle these issues and give them the confidence they may have lacked before arriving in rehabilitation can be a crucial part of treatment for gay and lesbian clients.

Seniors/Older Adults

Seniors and older adults who struggle with drug abuse might have unique obstacles they have to overcome during treatment, which treatment specialists in the center they choose to be a part of must be keen of in order that a complete recovery is possible. So for seniors and older adults, it is prudent to choose a facility that is acquainted with helping seniors and older adults handle the unique life and drug use issues that these clients face which may include a broader spectrum of services including health care and the like.

Women

Women have to have quality rehab in rehab but may also need special awareness of the unique issues they face because of gender. Men and women not just face different and distinctive challenges in daily life because of gender, but additionally may abuse drugs and alcohol for very different reasons. drug rehab programs which appeal to women and the distinctive and unique needs that women encounter often helps significantly on the women's path to permanent abstinence and a higher quality lifestyle.

Men

Similar to how men and women encounter varying and unique challenges in life which are specific to their gender, women and men could also encounter distinctive challenges in rehabilitation that are gender-specific, and that's why a rehab specifically designed with these unique needs and challenges in mind can be quite ideal for someone searching for an effective rehab option.

DUI/DWI Offenders

DUI and DWI offenders in many cases are given the possibility or ordered to rehab as part of sentencing. Often times, the offender can decide which rehab center they would like to go to. When successfully completed, DUI and DWI offenders benefit from decreased sentencing options to enable them to move forward in their lives without having to be penalized further.

Criminal Justice Clients

Criminal justice clients get into rehabilitation as part of a court order in order to meet a part of their sentencing for a drug offense. Criminal justice clients in alcohol and drug rehab frequently receive reduced penalties, fines etc. when being cooperative with drug and alcohol treatment specifications enforced on them as part of sentencing and also of course when successfully graduating an alcohol and drug treatment program.

ASL or Other Assistance for Hearing Impaired

The hearing impaired can often be prone to alcoholism and drug abuse due to problems that their impairment impose on them. While detection of the issue can sometimes be hard among the hearing impaired, there are ASL as well as other assistance services readily available for them when drug abuse treatment is needed. Aside from ASL, such services can include assistive listening tools and captioned video resources to ensure that deaf and hearing impaired individuals are getting the support they require in drug and alcohol treatment.

Spanish

Not all alcohol and drug treatment facilities have the staff or wherewithal to cater to the needs of Spanish speaking clients, but fortunately there are more and more facilities that will do so because the need for Spanish services is higher than any other time. Counselling, study info and so on are now frequently accessible in Spanish in both long and short terms centers which deliver inpatient or residential rehab and outpatient Spanish rehabilitation is available too nationwide.

Self Payment

Self Payment is needed when someone's insurance isn't going to pay for the entire cost of rehab or will only cover part of it. In these situations, it may appear like a drawback but people in fact have a great deal of leverage simply because they can choose whichever facility they would like without the restrictions from health insurance companies that so many individuals encounter. Likewise, rehab programs will often offer payment assistance for individuals whose only option is self payment to help them get into rehabilitation.

Medicaid

Certain treatment programs accept Medicaid in the event the individual is not able to self pay or present some other form of private medical health insurance. Medicaid may possibly pay for outpatient and short-term rehabilitation inside a limited amount of facilities, and in this instance individuals may choose to investigate the self pay alternative and drum up any resources they can to fund a more quality rehabilitation facility which will produce better results, such as a long-term residential alcohol and drug rehab center.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can receive rehabilitation at drug treatment centers which deliver either inpatient or outpatient treatment when the facility is included in the network of Medicare-participating providers and with the approval of their Medicare appointed physician, who must assist in setting up the individual's rehab plan. Inpatient solutions are provided through Medicare Part A, with up front costs being just like any other kind of hospital stay, and outpatient treatment being covered through Medicare Medicare Part B.

State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)

State financed insurance other than Medicaid can be used to cover the expense of drug and alcohol rehabilitation if other forms of insurance or self payment are not an option. When someone does not have any private insurance and doesn't yet know whether they could be eligible for state insurance, they can seek advice from their Social Services office within their area to figure out if they are and then fill out an application. Most state financed insurance will cover both outpatient and inpatient treatment, but usually only within the state which offers the insurance plan.

Private Health Insurance

Depending on which program you are covered by, all private health insurance plans generally cover some type of drug rehabilitation service which range from outpatient rehab to inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment programs. Individuals could possibly have to participate in a drug and alcohol treatment program that is within their network of providers and there can be other limitations such as just how long their stay in treatment is covered. Individuals can pick a quality program they prefer and consult with a treatment counselor to find out if their insurance covers it.

Sliding Fee Scale

A sliding fee scale is a payment assistance option available from many different drug treatment facilities to help help individuals afford treatment where this may not have been doable initially. For instance, one client's fee for rehab could be different and lower than somebody else whose financial situation is better which makes them more prepared to pay for the full expense of rehab. Registrars consider variables in addition to income including amount of dependents to determine the ultimate cost and using the sliding scale.

Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Many alcohol and drug treatment centers provide payment assistance to help clients who may not have sufficient money to self pay for rehab or whose medical insurance won't provide coverage or full coverage for his or her stay. By way of example, Occasionally insurance only pays for a short-term facility when in fact a long-term program will be the more suitable option. To determine what payment assistance could be available, such as a sliding fee scale, check with the program for details.

  • Amara Wellness
    Amara Wellness is an Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Center that is located at:

    5801 Executive Center Drive
    Charlotte, NC. 28212

    If you would like to contact Amara Wellness, you can reach them at 704-567-0790.

    Amara Wellness offers the following treatment services: Substance Abuse Treatment Services, Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons With Hiv/Aids, Gays And Lesbians, Seniors/Older Adults, Women, Men, Dui/Dwi Offenders, Criminal Justice Clients, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired, Spanish
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)